Queen Margaret Business School

In the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022, we are ranked in the top 20 UK universities for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism (15th out of 56) 

A member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools, our approach to teaching and research in business related subjects is distinctive in three ways

(1) Our focus on providing the optimum balance of theoretical and practical approaches, with strong industry links.

(2) Our emphasis on the need for ethical, social and ecological responsibility in business.

(3) Our entrepreneurial focus. Our students benefit from the University’s Business Innovation Zone (which hosts start-ups) and on-campus Business Gateway, and many go on to create their own businesses. A number of our courses offer students the opportunity to do a business consultancy in practice project where they take on a real consultancy project with a third party client and develop workplace skills and practical experience.  Our Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) can also support staff, students and recent graduates to develop their innovative thinking, creative skills and entrepreneurial ideas through webinars and one-to-one support sessions. More information on EiR workshops

We offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate business and management education programmes in business, accounting and finance, marketing, events, gastronomy, and hospitality and tourism management. Our offering includes online courses, options to study single modules, and a new Graduate Apprenticeship route.

We foster a global mindset in our students and staff, promoting international projects and exchanges and delivering our courses at centres across the world. 

Head of Division

Dr Majella Sweeney
Tel: 0131 474 0000

“QMU’s teaching and research in business related subjects is distinctive in its emphasis on the need for ethical, social and ecological responsibility in the creation of sustainable value for stakeholders.”

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QMU awarded Silver Charter status from LGBT Youth Scotland

Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh, is delighted to announce that its School of Arts, Social read more

17 December 2021

Make 2022 your year with a free, skills-based short course at QMU

From January 2022, Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh is set to offer a range of credit-bear read more

08 December 2021

Universities equip new generation of entrepreneurs to create innovation in Scotland’s food & drink sector

An ambitious new entrepreneurial initiative to help the next generation of food and drink innovators read more

11 November 2021 More News

'I will be forever grateful for this experience'

Queen Margaret University (QMU) student, Jared Baker, was given the opportunity to study a semester read more

23 October 2019

Family business innovation

Today, family firms represent from 80 up to 98 per cent of all companies globally and reach between read more

13 March 2018